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  • Jack was down on one knee, owlishly fumbling with the lacings of his moccasins.†   (source)
  • The moccasins were so big my feet squeaked and squished in them, like they'd been plunged in a bucket of water.†   (source)
  • She doffed her coat, kicked off her galoshes, and put on a pair of moccasins.†   (source)
  • Inside were Kiowa's old moccasins.†   (source)
  • Sarah Byrnes slides out of her seat and walks across the room, her Nikes as silent as moccasins on a hard dirt trail, and kneels in front of Brittain.†   (source)
  • Baba has a wariness in his eyes, tottering anxiously along the sidewalk between Pari and me, wearing an old newsboy cap, his cardigan sweater, and wool-lined moccasins.†   (source)
  • The area around the well at night was dark and slick, and boys told about how snakes love water, so that anyone who had to draw water at night and then stand there alone and wash knew that moccasins and rattlers, puff adders and boa constrictors were winding their way to the well and would arrive just as the person washing got soap in her eyes.†   (source)
  • I went upstairs and pulled on a snug white cashmere sweater, dark jeans, and navy blue driving moccasins.†   (source)
  • Don't make any trouble or I'll have to kick your tail out of here with Davy's moccasins.†   (source)
  • The giant worms were snakes--water moccasins.†   (source)
  • The swamps in Florida had been filled with aggressive water moccasins.†   (source)
  • He was wearing his only suit, a brown plaid, and a pair of worn brown suede after-ski moccasins.†   (source)
  • Water moccasins in there.†   (source)
  • I was wearing soft-soled moccasins with which I tried to land wild kicks.†   (source)
  • In moccasins and coveralls, Yossarian charged out of his tent for revenge with his .†   (source)
  • She wore a faded cotton vest, wrap skirt, and colorblocked moccasins.†   (source)
  • We finally bought a pair of moccasins and charged them.†   (source)
  • On his feet, leather moccasins.†   (source)
  • They wore heavy homespun coats and shirts, these often in tatters from constant wear, britches of every color and condition, cowhide shoes and moccasins, and on their heads, old broad-brimmed felt hats, weathered and sweat-stained, beaver hats, farmer's straw hats, or striped bandannas tied sailor-fashion.†   (source)
  • I sat there and watched it all rain down again, careful not to let any moccasins drop into my mustang, and went home and wrote a story about it.†   (source)
  • She looked down at her own soft moccasins, then at her short, tattered skirt.†   (source)
  • He was used to moccasins.†   (source)
  • During certain seasons, there are snakes—black indigos, rattlesnakes, corals, and water moccasins.†   (source)
  • She was in an old shirt with the flaps hanging out, worn slacks and beat-up moccasins.†   (source)
  • My brother's ragged sweater and sievelike moccasins are the clothes he studies in.†   (source)
  • We would just sit on the front porch and shoot water moccasins.†   (source)
  • Her moccasins were muddy.†   (source)
  • The White man had to wear rough heavy boots to walk far in this land, because the dirt scuffed and tore at his feet; the Red man could wear the same moccasins for years, because the land was gentle and welcomed his step.†   (source)
  • She wore a sleeveless, turquoise linen blouse, doeskin shorts, and moccasins.†   (source)
  • I believe that everyone along the highways sells moccasins and deerskin gloves.†   (source)
  • Spare moccasins for herself and the boy.†   (source)
  • It cut through a black-water swamp where the deer and the moccasins played.†   (source)
  • A couple of rabbits had failed to stay as alert as I was, so I didn't go entirely hungry …. nor entirely naked; I had a nice warm thick coat of rabbit fat and dirt on my body and moccasins on my feet — the rabbits having no further use for their skins.†   (source)
  • Gramps pets the puppy and smokes his pipe as I drive, and we both play the moccasin game.   (source)
  • We walk in every-body's moccasins, and we have discovered some interesting things that way.   (source)
    moccasins = soft leather shoes traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • If I were walking in Ben's moccasins, I would miss Salamanca Hiddle.   (source)
  • I'm sorry I gave you that one about the moccasins already.   (source)
  • He needs to walk in their moccasins first.   (source)
  • ...for moccasin it plainly is, and no shoe.   (source)
    moccasin = soft leather shoe traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • If he escape, blood will be in your moccasin prints, from this spot to the Canadas.   (source)
  • His legs were, however, covered with a pair of good deer-skin moccasins.   (source)
    moccasins = soft leather shoes traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • "No see moccasin," said Hist, impatiently "why no look—and see him."   (source)
    moccasin = soft leather shoe traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • Here we have three pair of moccasins, and two of little feet.   (source)
    moccasins = soft leather shoes traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • But the moccasin may greatly relieve my mind, if you bethought you of bringing it off.   (source)
    moccasin = soft leather shoe traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • There have been strange moccasins about my camp.   (source)
    moccasins = soft leather shoes traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • Hurry set about repairing his moccasins, by the light of a blazing knot;   (source)
  • Also, the dog-driver rubbed Buck's feet for half an hour each night after supper, and sacrificed the tops of his own moccasins to make four moccasins for Buck.   (source)
  • They had eaten a pair of Perrault's moose-hide moccasins, chunks out of the leather traces, and even two feet of lash from the end of Francois's whip.   (source)
  • make four moccasins for Buck.   (source)
  • This was a great relief, and Buck caused even the weazened face of Perrault to twist itself into a grin one morning, when Francois forgot the moccasins and Buck lay on his back, his four feet waving appealingly in the air, and refused to budge without them.   (source)
  • One moccasin is no more like another than one book is like another: though they who can read in one are seldom able to tell the marks of the other.   (source)
    moccasin = soft leather shoe traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • That moccasin must be had, or Floating Tom will keep off, here, at arm's length, till the hearth cools in his cabin.   (source)
  • The whole party crowded to the spot where Uncas pointed out the impression of a moccasin in the moist alluvion.   (source)
  • Let me get down to it, Uncas; neither book nor moccasin is the worse for having two opinions, instead of one.   (source)
  • Under the circumstances, Hutter and Hurry were not men to be long deterred from proceeding by proofs as slight as that of the moccasin.   (source)
  • The canoe had reached the piles with its head inclining northward, and at a short distance from the moccasin.   (source)
  • Stoop to it, Uncas, and try what you can make of the moccasin; for moccasin it plainly is, and no shoe.   (source)
  • The moccasin was examined, and Hist confidently pronounced it to be Huron, by the manner in which the porcupine's quills were arranged on its front.   (source)
  • Put a shodden hoof on the moccasin of a red-skin, and, if his rifle be once emptied, he will never stop to load it again.   (source)
  • Heyward reluctantly admitted the truth of this intelligence, and now expressed rather his hopes than his doubts by saying: "One moccasin is so much like another, it is probable there is some mistake."   (source)
  • There were many modes, however, of accounting for the presence of the moccasin, without supposing it to have been dropped by an enemy.   (source)
  • If I saw the moccasin, howsever, I could tell, in a minute, whether it is made in the Delaware fashion, or not.   (source)
  • She called him the "panther of his tribe"; and described him as one whose moccasin left no trail on the dews; whose bound was like the leap of a young fawn; whose eye was brighter than a star in the dark night; and whose voice, in battle, was loud as the thunder of the Manitou.   (source)
  • There the moccasin lay, beyond a question, floating so lightly, and preserving its form so well, that it was scarcely wet.   (source)
  • "That's a trail that nothing but a nose can follow," said the satisfied scout, looking back along their difficult way; "grass is a treacherous carpet for a flying party to tread on, but wood and stone take no print from a moccasin."   (source)
  • It was one of these who had dropped his moccasin, which he had not been able to find again in the dark.   (source)
  • One moccasin like another! you may as well say that one foot is like another; though we all know that some are long, and others short; some broad and others narrow; some with high, and some with low insteps; some intoed, and some out.   (source)
  • There is, truly, a moccasin floating against one of the piles, and it may or may not be a sign that the castle hasn't escaped visitors in our absence.   (source)
  • At length Chingachgook turned his eyes slowly toward his son, and demanded: "Do the Maquas dare to leave the print of their moccasins in these woods?"   (source)
    moccasins = soft leather shoes traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • This I know from moccasin prints; and 't is likely they are hunters, after all, who have been out so long that they know nothing of the war, or of the bounties.   (source)
    moccasin = soft leather shoe traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • But they departed without food, without guns or knives, without moccasins, naked and poor as they were born.   (source)
    moccasins = soft leather shoes traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • Magua waited a little, to permit his words to soften the feelings of the Delawares, before he added: "Have there not been strange moccasins in the woods?"   (source)
  • "That's the way with you, Jude; forever finding out friends, where I distrust foes," grumbled Tom: "but, speak out, young man, and tell us what you think of the moccasin."   (source)
    moccasin = soft leather shoe traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • She declared her readiness to take a canoe, to proceed to the palisade and bring away the moccasin, when its ornaments would show whether it came from the Canadas or not.   (source)
  • But when we had followed it for many miles, without finding a single twig broken, as I had advised, my mind misgave me; especially as all the footsteps had the prints of moccasins.   (source)
    moccasins = soft leather shoes traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • As he approached, nothing was audible but the rattling of the light silver ornaments that loaded his arms and neck, and the tinkling of the little bells that fringed his deerskin moccasins.   (source)
  • In short, the most wary and jealous eye could detect no other evidence of the visit of enemies, than that which was connected with the appearance of the floating moccasin.   (source)
    moccasin = soft leather shoe traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • The measurements agreed, and the former unhesitatingly pronounced that the footstep was that of David, who had once more been made to exchange his shoes for moccasins.   (source)
    moccasins = soft leather shoes traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • What has become of the moccasin?   (source)
    moccasin = soft leather shoe traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • The man had not passed an hour; and I know'd it for an Indian footstep, by the size of the foot, and the intoe, even before I found a worn moccasin, which its owner had dropped as useless.   (source)
  • Let him go—let him go; 'tis but one man, and he without rifle or bow, many a long mile from his French commerades; and like a rattler that lost his fangs, he can do no further mischief, until such time as he, and we too, may leave the prints of our moccasins over a long reach of sandy plain.   (source)
    moccasins = soft leather shoes traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • As for the Indian, he was of opinion that the moccasin should be viewed as one would regard a trail in the woods, which might, or might not, equally, prove to be threatening.   (source)
    moccasin = soft leather shoe traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • When the banks of the little stream were gained, Hawkeye made another halt; and taking the moccasins from his feet, he invited Heyward and Gamut to follow his example.  He then entered the water, and for near an hour they traveled in the bed of the brook, leaving no trail.   (source)
    moccasins = soft leather shoes traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • The moccasin might have drifted from a distance, or it might have fallen from the foot of some scout, who had quitted the place when his errand was accomplished.   (source)
    moccasin = soft leather shoe traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • As he approached the moccasin, having now nearly completed the circuit of the building, he threw the ominous article into the canoe, by a dexterous and almost imperceptible movement of his paddle.   (source)
  • Moccasins are no rarities, however, for I wear 'em myself; and Deerslayer wears 'em, and you wear 'em, March, and, for that matter so does Hetty, quite as often as she wears shoes, though I never yet saw Judith trust her pretty foot in a moccasin.   (source)
  • I do not mean to pass this-a-way, ag'in, so long as the war lasts, for, to my mind no Huron moccasin will leave its print on the leaves of this forest, until their traditions have forgotten to tell their young men of their disgrace and rout.   (source)
  • Broad belts of the virgin wilderness not only reached the shores of the first river, but they even crossed it, stretching away into New England, and affording forest covers to the noiseless moccasin of the native warrior, as he trod the secret and bloody war-path.   (source)
  • "Ay, Old Tom used to give the piece a character, though he wasn't the man to particularize the ra'al natur' of any sort of fire arms, in practise," returned March, passing the deer's thongs through the moccasin with the coolness of a cobbler.   (source)
  • I say moccasins, Judith, for though white, living as I do in the woods it's necessary to take to some of the practyces of the woods, for comfort's sake and cheapness.   (source)
    moccasins = soft leather shoes traditionally worn by Native Americans
  • In stature he stood about six feet in his moccasins, but his frame was comparatively light and slender, showing muscles, however, that promised unusual agility, if not unusual strength.   (source)
  • Your gifts are for paint, and hawk's feathers, and blankets, and wampum, and mine are for doublets of skins, tough leggings, and sarviceable moccasins.   (source)
  • Her long coal-black hair was soon adjusted in a simple knot, the calico dress belted tight to her slender waist, and her little feet concealed in their gaudily ornamented moccasins.   (source)
  • The great number of moccasins that had passed made the examination difficult, though the in-toe of an Indian was easily to be distinguished from the freer and wider step of a white man.   (source)
  • Don't think, Hurry, that I'm consorting any plan to put myself in his moccasins, for such a thought doesn't harbor in my mind; but I can't help a little invy!   (source)
  • Moccasins are no rarities, however, for I wear 'em myself; and Deerslayer wears 'em, and you wear 'em, March, and, for that matter so does Hetty, quite as often as she wears shoes, though I never yet saw Judith trust her pretty foot in a moccasin.   (source)
  • The girl who had so suddenly arrested the steps of Hetty was dressed in a calico mantle that effectually protected all the upper part of her person, while a short petticoat of blue cloth edged with gold lace, that fell no lower than her knees, leggings of the same, and moccasins of deer-skin, completed her attire.   (source)
  • He had no stockings, and his moosehide moccasins were wearing thin.†   (source)
  • Kiowa always took along his New Testament and a pair of moccasins for silence.†   (source)
  • In one hand he carried a heavy rock, just in case he encountered one of the poisonous moccasins.†   (source)
  • Roy recognized the snakes as cottonmouth moccasins, highly poisonous.†   (source)
  • Inside were a pair of moccasins and an illustrated New Testament.†   (source)
  • He left his moccasins hidden under a bush and plunged in.†   (source)
  • Matt took off his one boot and slipped on the moccasins.†   (source)
  • The top part of the moccasins she made with some of my calf hide, leaving the hair on.†   (source)
  • All I have in it is two dresses and my moccasins and my underwear and socks and some other things.†   (source)
  • The intense searing pain of a blade slicing through his leather moccasins and into his heel.†   (source)
  • Pale buckskin moccasins reached the edge of her skirt.†   (source)
  • He dressed in the finest white buckskins his moccasins were perfectly sewn.†   (source)
  • His moccasins dragged some when he walked.†   (source)
  • Mon-o-lah, the earth mother, came to me through my moccasins.†   (source)
  • We wrapped him in blankets and put his boot moccasins on his feet.†   (source)
  • Then he made the little girl set down in the road and pull off the moccasins.†   (source)
  • I went into my room and put on my deer shirt and britches …. and my boot moccasins.†   (source)
  • When her Pa come out of the store, she followed him down the road, skipping in her moccasins.†   (source)
  • Next month, when we went to the store, I give the moccasins to the little girl and she put them on.†   (source)
  • On the high trail, where the ice still crunched beneath our moccasins, we got evergreen needles.†   (source)
  • He come walking back, holding the moccasins in his hand, and me and Granpa stood up.†   (source)
  • He started up the path his own moccasins had helped to make.†   (source)
  • They planned to tan one hide to cut badly needed moccasins, and without salt this was impossible.†   (source)
  • He cut the leather for winter moccasins and shaped their rawhide soles.†   (source)
  • The next morning he put on his shoes instead of his moccasins.†   (source)
  • She had made the moccasins, and the coat.†   (source)
  • Thomas put one on his foot, then threw them both aside and put on his moccasins again.†   (source)
  • Baba on the recliner, his moccasins sticking out from under the shawl, his head bent forward, mouth gaping slightly, eyebrows drawn together in either concentration or confusion.†   (source)
  • Kiowa's moccasins and hunting hatchet.†   (source)
  • All afternoon he'd been fretting about those elusive cottonmouth moccasins, wondering why the reptile wrangler hadn't been able to find them.†   (source)
  • Tongues flicking, some of the moccasins extended to their full lengths while others coiled sluggishly.†   (source)
  • Leaning forward, I reached in with the moccasins and wedged them into the soft bottom, letting them slide away.†   (source)
  • When Matt and the dog went outside at bedtime the chilly whiteness reached over his moccasins and closed around his bare ankles.†   (source)
  • This man had perhaps saved his life, had come bringing food and a crutch, and now these beautiful moccasins.†   (source)
  • "Cottonmouth moccasins," Roy replied.†   (source)
  • He remembered that once, in a downpour, Attean had shown him how to line his moccasins with dried moss to soak up the rain.†   (source)
  • Armed only with a pillowcase and a modified five-iron, the guy had methodically scoured the pancake-house property in search of sparkle-tailed water moccasins.†   (source)
  • Curly was afraid that the moccasins were lurking nearby in some secret subterranean den, waiting for darkness before they slithered out to begin their deadly hunt.†   (source)
  • Six pairs of moccasins, me decorative, some very utilitarian, lay side by side under her dresses. e scooped up the first pair.†   (source)
  • It was the worst luck--to come all the way from Ireland and then ride into a swarm of water moccasins.†   (source)
  • In a little while he put fresh undershorts back on and set out for the beach in his moccasins, a khaki-colored bath towel draped over his shoulders.†   (source)
  • After he left his boys' school he reverted to his old, unkempt ways, and goes around in his moccasins and his sweaters with the worn-through elbows.†   (source)
  • Sometimes your boat got clogged in the mass of yellowish muck and duck weed and you had to jump out and push, conscious that it could suck you right down, conscious of the black cottonmouth water moccasins that squirmed along the top of the vile mess.†   (source)
  • Calvin Klein jeans, blue work shirt, heavy beige cable-knit cardigan sweater, moccasins, and underwear.†   (source)
  • We'd get maybe eight snakes a night; most of them were water snakes but there were always a couple of water moccasins.†   (source)
  • She wore battle moccasins, a kind of boot with hardened-leather soles but cured squirrel hide around the ankles and halfway up the calf.†   (source)
  • I'll play with the water moccasins."†   (source)
  • Miri turned for a minute, in time to see Rusty trip over the negligee, too long for her raincoat to cover, her bare feet in her weekend moccasins.†   (source)
  • He stumbled on, vaguely aware that his moccasins and most of his clothes were now gone, leaving only a loincloth.†   (source)
  • I was wearing a pair of jeans and a blue work shirt and an oxford type of shirt and a cable-knit cardigan sweater that was tan, and moccasins and underwear.†   (source)
  • They were free, as Colonel Cathcart was free, to force their men to fly sixty missions if they chose, and they were free, as Yossarian had been free, to stand in formation naked if they wanted to, although General Dreedle's granite jaw swung open at the sight and he went striding dictatorially right down the line to make certain that there really was a man wearing nothing but moccasins waiting at attention in ranks to receive a medal from him.†   (source)
  • There was much controversy about how far north moccasins could live--were they in the Cimarron, the Arkansas, the Platte?†   (source)
  • It is sweeter than the recollection I have of the time she sat me down in the middle of a wild strawberry patch and let me eat my way out again, richer than all the times she took me swimming in jade-colored streams and threw a big rock in the water to run off the water moccasins.†   (source)
  • He's got on his moccasins, old ones he wears around the house, with holes worn under the big toes, and his V-neck maroon sweater with the ravels coming off the elbows.†   (source)
  • There were a lot of funny and uncouth antics involved, like spitting contests, shooting water moccasins (a. k.a. congos or ol' Jims, as Phil likes to call them), and picking the feathers off ducks.†   (source)
  • The stranger's moccasins were strapped tight, and a dark brown tunic, made from something like leather that came from one of the trees, Michal had informed him yesterday, hung above his knees.†   (source)
  • She didn't say anything; she was stepping carefully over the snow, which had drifted in some places deeper than the tops of her moccasins.†   (source)
  • Jasper flinched once when he saw a stick he thought was a snake, but the moccasins had scattered and were not seen again.†   (source)
  • Sun Man pulled out his things: four sets of new clothes two pairs of new moccasins two strings of white shell beads Kaup'a'ta smiled when he saw these things "We'll gamble all night," he said.†   (source)
  • He looked at his clothes: the old moccasins with splayed-out elkhide soles, the leather stained dark with mud and grease; the gray wool trousers were baggy and worn thin at the knees, and the old man's elbows made brown points through the sleeves of the blue cotton work shirt.†   (source)
  • If you can guess what is in that bag I'll give you back all your clothes and beads and everything I have here too— these feather blankets all these strings of coral beads these fine white buckskin moccasins.†   (source)
  • I told Granma I would leave my moccasins under my bed, as I would more than likely be back pretty soon, and they would be handy.†   (source)
  • He poked the moccasins at me—which I taken—and he said, "We'uns don't take no charity …. from nobody …. and especial heathen savages!"†   (source)
  • Which, with me wearing moccasins, deer pants and shirt…. with my hair long and black, I couldn't hardly see no way of passing as anything else.†   (source)
  • He showed me how the Cherokee walks, not heel down, but toe down, slipping the moccasins on the ground.†   (source)
  • This morning I slipped the moccasins on last, after I had jumped into my overalls and buttoned my jacket.†   (source)
  • When she had finished, she soaked the moccasins in water and I put them on wet and walked them dry, back and forth across the floor, until they fitted soft and giving, light as air.†   (source)
  • His moccasins dragged in the dirt.†   (source)
  • She run up and down in front of the store, watching her feet, and you could tell she was proud of the moccasins for she would stop and run her fingers over the red beads.†   (source)
  • I was not to wear my moccasins.†   (source)
  • The Way IT HAD TAKEN Granma, sitting in the rocker that creaked with her slight weight as she worked and hummed, while the pine knots spluttered in the fireplace, a week of evenings to make the boot moccasins.†   (source)
  • We wore moccasins.†   (source)
  • Shorts, overshirt, trousers, and boot moccasins completed his costume; he belted "Colonel Bowie" on outside.†   (source)
  • I could not find a place on the island to serve as a place for swimming instruction, since the kids refused to enter the ocean because of the currents and the fresh water, because of the water moccasins and alligators.†   (source)
  • That indoor-outdoor bath is charming and original, but come spring it'll be a freeway for moccasins and water snakes.†   (source)
  • He had dry-fired it a thousand times until it felt good in his hand, and even used it to kill a rattlesnake in the grove and two moccasins on the dock.†   (source)
  • He was just a youngster, ten or eleven years old, and he was dressed in the old way, moccasins, leggings, clout, no shirt, and braids.†   (source)
  • He wore a breechclout and moccasins in the summer and in the winter he wore the winter leggings and the winter shirt.†   (source)
  • She made winter moccasins and winter leggings and shirts, and when she had done these things she wove baskets.†   (source)
  • The next night he took off his shirt and pants, put on his clout, his leggings and his moccasins, took a blanket: from his cot, and climbed out the window.†   (source)
  • The boy took off his moccasins and his clout and bathed himself in the pool, and when he asked why Blue Elk did not bathe, Blue Elk said, "I am an old man."†   (source)
  • When he had finished the lodge he took another deer, cured more meat for the winter; and he made rawhide from a part of that skin, for moccasin soles and snowshoe webbing, made leather from the rest of it for winter moccasins and leggings.†   (source)
  • They came on without a word, running quietly in their deerskin moccasins.†   (source)
  • Noiseless on his deerksin moccasins, he ran up the steps and tried the door.†   (source)
  • He was wearing lots of beads around his neck and turquoise earrings, and a dance kilt and moccasins, and a buckskin shirt.†   (source)
  • One of them had on flat black oxfords--and everyone knows that no high school girl should wear anything but saddle shoes or collegiate moccasins!†   (source)
  • Ah knowed de place was full uh moccasins and other bitin' snakes, but Ah was more skeered uh whut was behind me.†   (source)
  • Do you remember the cabinet in your father's office with the arrowheads spread out on a shelf, and the eagle feathers of the war bonnets that hung on the wall, their plumes slanting, the smoked buckskin smell of the leggings and the shirts and the feel of the beaded moccasins?†   (source)
  • I brought him cups and spoons and blankets and moccasins enough for an orphan asylum.†   (source)
  • Shefford observed that this time she wore moccasins and she carried the heavy bucket with ease.†   (source)
  • She wore a flannel blouse, corduroy skirt, and moccasins.†   (source)
  • He oughter know a body don't love water-moccasins enough to go around hunting for them.†   (source)
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